Nine complete BBC schools programmes 1970s/80 Most importantly, a note about the quality - presumably these have been rescued from various schools and the original tapes have had a hard life. While the overall quality is pretty good, there are lots of drop-outs on many of the recordings, both sound and vision. (Most of the tapes were very sticky and some of them recorded off less than optimal aerials.) While they've been cleaned up as much as possible, if you do decide to download, be prepared... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: BBC, BBC School Programs
An early look at how computers are being used in formal education. Guests include Professor Patrick Suppes of Stanford University and Glenn Kleiman, author of "Brave New Schools". Includes demonstrations of the LOGO and BASIC languages. Guest host is Herb Lechner of SRI International. Originally broadcast in 1984. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: education, schools, university, palo alto, stanford, suppes, kleiman, LOGO, BASIC
How far have consumer electronics come in the past decade? Take a look at this coverage of CES from twenty years ago. Highlights from the annual winter Consumer Electronics Show shot on location in Las Vegas. Features analysis by Tim Bajarin, President of Creative Strategies. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Will Allen is co-founder and director of Growing Power, Inc., an organization that is transforming the production and delivery of healthy foods to underserved, urban populations. Growing Power operates as an urban farm and education center in Milwaukee, WI, and more recently, Chicago, teaching urban youth how to produce low-cost healthy foods for their communities. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: PopTech, PopCasts, Society, Health, Food, Farming, Green, Community, Urbanization, Social...
After hearing about convegence for years, the television and the computer finally started to merge, with video images moving on to the PC and web pages showing up on the TV. This program looks at several internet TV applications including Intel Intercast, First-TV, WebTV, Diba Smart TV, ClearFusion, VDO Live Video Player, Vosaic Browser, @Home, and DirecPC. Guests include Phil Goldman, co-founder of Web TV Networks. Originally broadcast in 1996. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: television, internet, internet tv
An early look at artificial Intelligence. Guests includes Edward Feigenbaum of Stanford University, Nils Nilsson of the AI Center at SRI International, Tom Kehler of Intellegenetics, Herb Lechner of SRI, and John McCarthy of Stanford. Featured demonstrations include Inferential Knowledge Engineering and the programming language LISP. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: artificial intelligence, expert systems, knowledge engineering
Dmitry Trofimov - Can Rust make Python shine? [EuroPython 2015] [20 July 2015] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] Rust is a new programming language from Mozilla. It is fast, safe and beautiful. It is also a very good option when needing performance. In this talk we're going to look at Rust and see what it offers and how we can leverage it as Python developers. And we'll do it with a case study: a statistical profiler for Python. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: performance, profiling, rust, EuroPython2015, Python
A profile on computer pioneer Gary Kildall and the important contributions he made to the PC industry including the true story on how IBM ended up using MS-DOS rather than CP/M. Kildall developed CP/M, the first personal computer operating system. He was also a co-host on the early Computer Chronicles series. Includes comments by Gordon Eubanks, Symantec; Tom Rolander, DRI; Tim Bajarin, Creative Strategies; Lee Lorenzen, DRI; Jacqui Morby, TA Associates; Alan Cooper, CP/M applications... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews ) Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 1995, Operating systems: CP/M, the first operating system,...
From Kansasfest 2015. This talk covers Fahrfall, a long term project of mine. Fahrfall has been the subject of several of my Retrochallenge projects over the past few years, and it has developed a strong following among users of the Tandy Color Computer. Fahrfall recently became the first Tandy CoCo software released on ROM cartridge in 20+ years. My Retrochallenge 2015/01 project involved porting Fahrfall to the Apple IIe/IIc/IIgs line of machines. This talk will recap that effort and discuss... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Kansasfest 2015 Sessions Fahrfall
With the internet growing by leaps and bounds, online shopping became a hot topic in the mid 1990's. This program looked at several new online shopping efforts including onsale.com, cybercash.com, digicash.com, verisign.com, firelfy.com, amazon.com, cybergold.com, and netradio.com. Featured guests include Jerry Kaplan, Magdalena Yesil, and Robert Griggs. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions. favorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: ecommerce, shopping, online
Teaching and Learning with Technology — One Minute Guru "Hour Three" Doing research, authoring, and publishing using point and click media Published 1993 Featuring Fred D'Ignazio as "One Minute Guru" favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Teaching and Learning with Technology
With tens of millions of items in its collections, Internet Archive is one of the largest libraries in the world. It provides free and open access to all of its materials to anyone with an internet connection, making it a treasure trove for researchers, historians, and curious individuals. Of course, having a collection that large doesn’t help anyone if it’s difficult to access. To help with this, Internet Archive has released a number of open APIs and tools to allow people to upload and... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: internet archive, api, software development, archiving, programming, lca2016, linux.conf.au 2016
This was the very first episode of the Computer Chronicles, originally broadcast in September 1983, covering the history and ancestry of today's PC. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Gordon Bell, DEC; Herb Lechner, SRI; Cyril Yansouni, HP Products/Demos: HP 150 PC, Computer Museum, TX-1 Computer. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Episode year: 1983
An early Computer Chronicles episode from the first season in 1984 featuring Steve Wozniak, Adam Osborne, Lore Harp, and Gene Amdahl. They discuss what it was like to do a tech startup in 1984. Hosted by Stewart Cheifet and Gary Kildall. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: osborne, wozniak, trilogy, vector graphics, amdahl, vector graphics, paperback software, trilogy,...
Kevin Pereira and Olivia Munn hit the beautiful beaches of Hawaii as they explore the pop culture phenomenon known as "420," the history of marijuana and more. They've have an hour to learn as much as they can, or they're flying home in coach! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: G4TV.com videos
Erik Schmidt can't stop talking, porn targets the pirates, new Samsung stuff, and more. favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: twit, tech-news-today, tnt, Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Darren Kitchen, Jason Howell
Human beings are information carnivores: we are constantly collecting, labeling, and organizing data-yet our previous 'systems' cannot keep up with the levels of information we now receive. The Dewey Decimal system is stretched beyond the breaking point, Rand McNally is obsolete, and the shift to online digital music stands as the model for the future in virtually any industry. In order to embrace the new 'miscellaneous' world, we need to understand some basic tenets: There is no such thing as... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Microsoft Research, Microsoft Research Video Archive, Kim Ricketts and Kirsten Wiley, David...
We live in a world of great and increasing complexity, where even the most expert professionals struggle to master the tasks they face. Longer training, more advanced technologies: neither seems to prevent grievous errors. There is a remedy in the most humble and simple of all techniques: the checklist. We can identify successful people in many fields who turn to checklists to pull off some of the most difficult tasks, and places where the impact of the checklist is huge:-in the complex world... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Microsoft Research, Microsoft Research Video Archive, Kirsten Wiley, Atul Gawande
An in-depth look at the early Apple Macintosh computer, available software and hardware add-ons. Originally broadcast in 1985. Guests: Joanna Hoffman, Apple; Bob Foster, Telos Software; Lee Lorenzen, Digital Research; Ben Wiseman, InfoCorp; Gary Kildall, DRI; Larry Tesler, Apple Products/Demos: Apple Macintosh, MacProject, FileVision, GEM DrawJazz. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: macintosh, apple, jobs
In the post Steve Jobs era, Apple started licensing other companies to produce Macintosh clones. And there was a new Mac operating system 8.0, code named Copland. This program looks at the new Mac clones and the new OS. Products demonstrated include the System 100 from Radius, the Genesis MP from DayStar Digital, and the Power 100 from Power Computing. Applications demonstrated include Adobe Photoshop and Personal Oracle 7. Also featured are the new Apple Macintosh 7100 and 8100 models.... favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: apple, operating system, macintosh, power pc
Heineman learned programming at age 16 and gained fame in 1980 as the first National Space Invaders Champion with a score of 165,200. Her career soon blossomed with credits in over 250 games including classics such as Tass Times in Tonetown , Dragon Wars , Crystal Quest , The Bard’s Tale III: The Thief of Fate , Battle Chess, and Wolfenstein 3D . She developed numerous titles for the Apple IIgs, other contemporary platforms such as the Macintosh and Super Nintendo, and modern platforms such... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Kansasfest
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 previews the final year in the first four years of the LEGO-ized version of the popular witchcraft and wizardry series. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: G4TV.com videos
Candace Bailey brings a new moment from her Cthulhu Corner to explain the history of the Necronomicon and H.P. Lovecraft. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: G4TV.com videos, flvhd
Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle is featured in this program on new internet startups. Sites covered include fabric8.com, teoma.com (now AskJeeves), ehobbies.com, and archive.org. Shot on location at the Metreon cyber cafe in San Francisco. Hosts are Rebecca Eisenberg, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: internet, startup, entrepreneur
November 16, 2005 Press conference by Nicholas Negroponte and Kofi Anan around the unveiling of the $100 laptop at the WSIS in Tunisia. This is the first half of the conference. "Every child should have a pencil and the pencil of today is a laptop on the Internet." favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Internet Governance, OLPC, $100 laptop, Negroponte, Anan
For fans of the Commodore Amiga, the introduction of the new Amiga 3000 was big news, even though the price tag was nearly $4,000. This program looked at the new Amiga computer and new third party appplications. Demonstrations include the Amiga 3000, the Amiga 2500, the AmigaVision authoring system, The Animation Studio, and the Video Toaster from NewTek. Also includes a visit to FAUG, the First Amiga Users Group, in Palo Alto. Guests include Paul Montgomery, Tim Jenison, Lou Wallace, and... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Episode Year: 1988, Television Programs, Computers: History, amiga, commodore, video toaster
Guests: Leo Laporte and Alex Albrecht Leo and Alex go head-to-head to play Name That Autocomplete with surprising results. links: http://twit.tv/ http://diggnation.com/ favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: twit, nsfw, Brian Brushwood, Justin Robert Young, Alex Albrecht, Leo Laporte
An early pre-Google look at search engine technology. Episode # 1404. Featured are DataQuest, Alta Vista, Zip 2, Autonomy, Pointcast, and The Angle. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: search, internet, chronicles, cheifet
Adam Trickett talks about setting up and running your own web server and creating content for it. This is a beginner level talk. See http://www.hantslug.org.uk/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?TechTalks for more details and copies of the presentation that accompanied the talk. This talk was given at the Hampshire Linux User Group (HantsLUG) meeting on 2nd December 2006 at Southampton University, UK. There is an OGG Theora / Vorbis version available. The archive.org site doesn't seem to recognise Theora files at... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Hampshire Linux User Group, HantsLUG, talk, LUG, web design, web server, html
<p>Tweakers.net-redacteur Jurian Ubachs was in Keulen aanwezig om, voorafgaand aan de Gamescom, voor het eerst aan de slag te gaan met de multiplayer modus van Call of Duty: Black Ops II. In een speciaal voor het spel aangeklede hal konden de aanwezige media enkele nieuwe spelmodi uitproberen en testen met de compleet veranderde manier van het samenstellen van een klasse. Dankzij onder meer deze veranderingen is Black Ops II behoorlijk anders dan voorgaande Call of Duty-games, al... favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: tweakers, 6047, <, p>, Tweakers.net-redacteur Jurian Ubachs was in Keulen aanwezig om,...
Interview with Mark Nasstrom for BBS: The Documentary. Conducted on May 24th, 2003 in Seal Rock, Oregon. Discussions include running election results through BBSes, communication issues in sparsely populated areas, and Boardwatch magazine. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: bbs, documentary, nasstrom